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Florida Beaches & Coasts

If life is a beach, then this is where to live it! Here you'll find Florida's finest pristine white sand beaches and those left the way nature made them along some of the most interesting coastline in America.
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Florida Beach Guide
Florida has some of the best beaches in the world, and with some 1200 miles of coastline, they are plentiful. Everything "beachy" is here - beaches, beach photos and cams, all about shells, building the perfect sandcastle, beach safety and more!

Off the Beach-Beaten Paths of Florida
When visiting the beaches along Florida's coastline, you are never far from an adventure. Jump in the car, or rent a bike and explore these great diversions and discover a Florida you never knew existed.

Florida's Sunset Celebrations
Florida's sunsets are spectacular, and people in two Florida communities – Key West and Clearwater Beach – think that is reason enough to celebrate!

Simply Sand-sational Beaches
Beach lovers love sand, and Florida has some of the finest! There are miles of great sand along Florida's coast and we have the scoop on the best.

The BEST Shelling In Florida
Although you can find shells on just about any beach, southwest Florida's Lee Island Coast on the Gulf of Mexico boasts some of the best shelling in the United States. Find out what makes these islands so special.

Going Coastal
A light-hearted introduction to a serious series on Florida's coasts.

How To Decorate with Seashells
Great decorative ideas to display the shells you gathered while on Florida vacation.

How to Clean Seashells
A step-by-step guide to cleaning those seashells collected from the beach.

Off the Beach-Beaten Path: East Central Florida
Florida features one eccentric beach enclave after another... follow us off the beaten path to discover a Florida you never knew existed.

Off the Beach-Beaten Path: Northeast Florida
Florida features one eccentric beach enclave after another... follow us off the beaten path to discover a Florida you never knew existed.

Off the Beach-Beaten Path: Northwest Florida
Florida features one eccentric beach enclave after another... follow us off the beaten path to discover a Florida you never knew existed.

Off the Beach-Beaten Path: Southeast Florida
Florida features one eccentric beach enclave after another... follow us off the beaten path to discover a Florida you never knew existed.

Off the Beach-Beaten Path: Southwest Florida
Florida features one eccentric beach enclave after another... follow us off the beaten path to discover a Florida you never knew existed.

Off the Beach-Beaten Path: West Central Florida
Florida features one eccentric beach enclave after another... follow us off the beaten path to discover a Florida you never knew existed.

Sharks!
A look at sharks and tips on how to stay safe while swimming off of Florida's coasts.

Florida's Shore Things
Florida is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico providing some 1200 miles of coastline some of the most interesting in America. Whether you're making a bucket list of Florida must sees or simply looking to enjoy the beauty of Florida's coasts, these "shore things" are sure bets. Best of all, they won't even get you wet!

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